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Fernandes talks about his reason for letting Rashford taking penalty

Wed 25 November 2020 | 10:23

Bruno Fernandes let Marcus Rashford take the penalty against Istanbul Basaksehir, while he could score his first hat-trick for Manchester United.

Bruno Fernandes

was again so close to scoring his first hat-trick for

Manchester United

. Fernandes scored two goals early in the game but that’s was not the end of the game as a very good run by

Marcus Rashford

caused the Turkish side a penalty.

Fernandes who is very good at penalties let Rashford take it so the English forward can get to the top of the goal scorers stand. Manchester United to forget the night at Turkey and managed to defeat


with a comfortable 4-1 result.

"Of course every player wants a hat-trick,"

Fernandes told BT Sport post-match.

"But after the game in the Premier League, I told Rashford that he could take the next one so I remembered that and also he's one of the top scorers in the Champions League so it's important for him to get the confidence.

"It doesn't matter who takes the penalty as long as the team scores."



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source: SportMob